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Saturday, February 02, 2008

Winter Colour

I woke at 5am this morning and thought stuff this and pulled the duvet up and woke up again at 7.

No snow I see. I wandered over to Hatfield Forest. The birds were singing, 'peckers were drumming and Blue Tits displaying. The Grebes were swimming together and amongst the many Mallards, Pochard and Tufties were a Shelduck and a lovely male Mandarin.








So where now? Oh yes I mentioned a trip to Anglesey Abbey. The car park was packed!! Anyway it's February 2nd and the gardens were looking rather nice.





























































6 comments:

Tricia said...

Sounds like a very rewarding visit. Great pictures as well! And all those lovely snowdrops, helleborus and other flowers. (Not that I'm jealous at all of course - heaven forfend!)

oldcrow61 said...

The flowers are GORGEOUS!! I'M JEALOUS!! Wish I was there. All the pictures are wonderful, love the rabbit.

Mary said...

Spring is coming....some great hellebores.

diddums said...

Some lovely colours there - very cheering.

Toffeeapple said...

Hooray, you took your camera! Well one, the pictures are gorgeous. The silver birches look as though they have been washed, such a contrast to their surroundings. I feel far more hopeful now that spring is about to be sprung!

st said...

Very nice, we have a small bit of colourin the garden, one crocus. But i have seen snowdrops out up here.